Skye 2015 – 1 June

Didn’t it rain Yeah, yeah Lord Didn’t it rain …. Actually first things first; too late for last night’s blog but in the evening it rained, the sun was still shining, and this happened. But back to today. First thing wasn’t too bad although there had been rain and wind overnight. People were up and…

365 Project – Day 305

Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. We’re in Cornwall, Mrs Sixwheeler comes from the Isles of Scilly which are about twenty five miles southwest from here and likes to get close to her roots from time to time; but without the need for seasickness. We had a super drive down, mostly in glorious sunshine but once we got…

365 Project – Day 281

Wind. Today I took Maude out for a walk and for the first time the day had a real feel of autumn about it. Up the hill we could hear the wind roaring in the trees and once we were out of the village we could see them really threshing about, as you can see…

Stevenson’s Way – The End

Now that I’m home I thought that it might be useful to say a few things about the experience, so here goes. The Route Compared to my walk on the Arles Way Camino last year this route is SO much  more interesting from the walker’s point of view. By lunchtime on the first day I…

Stevenson’s Way, 8 September.

It was a delight to have a bit of a lie in this morning, then after breakfast I decided to explore Langogne as my shoulder is still too painful to carry a rucksack Actually as a task that didn’t take too long. It’s a nice enough little town but judging by the number of shut…

Stevenson’s Way, 7 September

Today has not been an easy one, as soon as I woke up I knew that I had a problem. The top of my right shoulder is VERY tender and carrying a rucksack is out of the question at the moment. The proprijetor of the gîte was most helpful and organised a taxi to bring…

Stevenson’s Way, 6 September

Up with the lark after a good night’s sleep and away promptly after breakfast. It turned out to be a day of ups and downs, we walked up and then we walked down and then we walked up again, you get the idea. I walked with French people and for a time an American couple…